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World NTD Day 2022
This Sunday is World NTD Day. A global movement to end Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), now in its third year, which RSTMH is proud to partner.
World NTD Day 2022: Article Collection
More than one in five people worldwide are affected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
A look back at 2021
This has been another exciting year for RSTMH, despite the challenging circumstances. Here we provide some of the highlights and successes of 2021.
Round-up: 2021 Small Grants Programme
As the funding for our 2021 Small Grants Programme is distributed, Chief Executive Tamar Ghosh looks at the funding’s reach and gives a breakdown of the projects which have received grants.
Annual Meeting 2021 - Roundup
RSTMH Chief Executive Tamar Ghosh discusses the Society's next steps in drug resistant infections following 2021 Annual Meeting.
In Memoriam: Professor Richard Carter FRSE (1945-2021)
Professor Richard Carter, an RSTMH Life Fellow and winner of our Chalmers Medal, passed away after a short illness on 4 September 2021.
Drug resistant infections: causes, consequences and considerations
The full transcript of Professor Dame Sally Davies' keynote address at RSTMH's 2021 Annual Meeting on drug resistant infections.
Uncovering the voices of the most vulnerable in health systems is important
We are all in the same storm, but we are not all in the same boat. COVID-19 has demonstrated that we live in an interconnected but unequal world. We are differentially positioned in terms of our vulnerabilities to the pandemic.
World Rabies Day 2021: the impact of COVID-19 on the fight against rabies
To mark World Rabies Day (28 September) this year, we are lucky enough to share two extremely interesting case studies from those working on the frontline of the fight against rabies.
International Snakebite Awareness Day 2021: research, stories, data and articles
On 19 September, we mark the fourth International Snakebite Awareness Day. It is an occasion to remember that 7,400 people every day are bitten by snakes, and 220–380 men, women and children die as a result.
The huge impact of COVID-19 on noma patients in Nigeria
From March 2020 to April 2021, along with other hospitals in the region, we were forced to suspend all services except emergencies. This meant we could not admit any new noma patients and we had to send all patients in a stable condition home.